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  • Teaching our youth how to cope with tough timesTeaching our youth how to cope with tough times
    New mental health initiative revamps the way we teach young people how to cope with times of high stress and anxiety. Read more »
  • Telling other people’s storiesTelling other people’s stories
    Starting from the bottom and working his way up, Elliott Magen has worked on a variety of films, from the lifecycle of butterflies to why people collect and through to the stories of our First Nations people. The AJN spoke to the film editor about his career and his latest work. Read more »
  • Out of lockdownOut of lockdown
    Prominent community members in Sydney and Melbourne tell us the first things they did when lockdown ended and what it means to have their freedoms back. Read more »
  • Legally blind Lee wins top art prizeLegally blind Lee wins top art prize
    Community member Lee Hirsh has won the 2021 Mental Health Foundation Art Competition with her entry, 'Finding Your Voice.' Read more »
  • Kristallnacht: Murder by euphemismKristallnacht: Murder by euphemism
    "Many historians consider that as the real beginning of the Holocaust"... Remembering Kristallnacht. Read more »
  • Surf’s Up program rides high in BondiSurf’s Up program rides high in Bondi
    WHAT a great day it was at Bondi Beach on Sunday, October 31 for Maccabi NSW All Abilities participants, who were riding high as they learned basic surfing skills under the instruction of experienced surfers Saul Hirner and Grant Saacks. It’s part of a new Let’s Go Surfing program being offered by Rory Francis’ Ability Sports Club this summer in Sydney, in partnership with Maccabi NSW. Funding is provided by JCA’s the Choice Foundation, and… Read more »
  • Tarantino movie to feature Israeli character?Tarantino movie to feature Israeli character?
    US director, married to an Israeli, doesn’t indicate who could star in ‘really fun’ movie to be shot ‘in Spaghetti Western style’. Read more »
  • Rivkah: A very personal sculptureRivkah: A very personal sculpture
    Jewish artist Carol Crawford's sculpture, Rivkah, is currently on display at the newly-opened Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf. Read more »
  • Iconic mural savedIconic mural saved
    A 40-metre mural by artist Wendy Sharpe at the Sydney Jewish Museum, unable to be viewed due to lockdown, has been saved in the process of constructing new offices. Read more »
  • ‘There’s something for everyone’ at One&All‘There’s something for everyone’ at One&All
    Centre will offer daily activities, skills training and social enterprise opportunities to over 18-year-olds with physical and intellectual disabilities and those struggling with mental health. Read more »
  • Maccabi FC Caulfield presents new women’s awardMaccabi FC Caulfield presents new women’s award
    “COVID caused disruption and halved the football season this year, but the way this club and the community dealt with it was incredible to see,” Maccabi FC Caulfield president Kevin Milstein told the club’s annual awards presentation and AGM last Sunday, adding, “I’m proud of every one of you.” As Maccabi’s two women’s teams have become such a source of inspiration for girls at the club, the board decided to introduce the inaugural Sydney Kahn… Read more »
  • An awkward, yet hilarious Rosh Hashanah dinnerAn awkward, yet hilarious Rosh Hashanah dinner
    What do you get when you combine pornography, a Jewish family and a horrifying twist? For Timna Katz, it's all in a day's work. Jessica Abelsohn spoke to the budding filmmaker about her upcoming project. Read more »
  • COVID expert joins Friends of RambamCOVID expert joins Friends of Rambam
    Professor Mary-Louise McLaws has been announced as the Australian Friends of Rambam's honorary president. Read more »
  • Biden, Harris honour Tree of Life victimsBiden, Harris honour Tree of Life victims
    US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris said that their administration is working to honour the memories of the victims of the 2018 Tree of Life synagogue shooting by recommitting to their efforts to combat antisemitism. “We must always stand up and speak out against antisemitism with clarity and conviction, and rally against the forces of hate in all its forms, because silence is complicity,” Biden said in a lengthy statement marking three… Read more »
  • Kamala Harris condemns singling out of Israel spurred by ‘anti-Jewish hatred’Kamala Harris condemns singling out of Israel spurred by ‘anti-Jewish hatred’
    US Vice President Kamala Harris is set to denounce the singling out of Israel “because of anti-Jewish hatred” in a speech at the Anti-Defamation League’s annual Never Is Now conference. “Three years ago, we suffered the most deadly attack on the American Jewish community in the history of our nation at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,” Harris will say, according to prepared remarks Harris’s office released ahead of her appearance at the… Read more »